New and noteworthy bryophyte records for Turkey and Southwest Asia

Muhammet Oren, Güray Uyar, Tulay Ezer, Merve Can Gozcu


Sphagnum flexuosum Dozy & Molk. (Sphagnaceae, Bryophyta) and Obtusifolium obtusum (Lindb.) S.W.Arnell (Cephaloziellaceae, Marchantiophyta) are recorded in Turkey for the first time. The specimens were collected at Samanlı Mountains in north-west Turkey and Küre Mountains in the north of Turkey. Descriptions and illustrations of the two species, and notes on their distributions and ecological characteristics within Turkey are provided.


Moss; Liverworts; new record; Turkey; Southwest Asia

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